EuroMillions Lottery: The Winners and Losers

Australian Player Wins Lottery Twice in a Week

There’s lucky and then there’s LUCKY and for one Australian lottery player Lady Luck visited two times as he won the lottery twice last week, no joke! The unnamed player from Sydney, lives in the suburb of Bondi and regular plays the lottery. Last Monday he won $1,020,487 and could hardly believe his luck! It’s […]

National Lottery Appealing to Staffordshire Players Over Unclaimed Prizes

This week the National Lottery has put out an appeal to players in the Staffordshire area of the UK as an unprecedented number of unclaimed prizes from the county are outstanding and unclaimed right now. Right now three tickets sold in Staffordshire are outstanding with unclaimed prizes, and each one of them is a Tier […]

Nurses Syndicate Scoops £1,000,000

I think we can all agree that nurses are overworked and underappreciated within our underfunded NHS, they’re the angels who ensure that everything runs smoothly and they don’t always get much credit. Well it seems for one group of nurses, Lady Luck wanted to show her appreciation as a syndicate of nurses scooped a £1,000,000 […]

Man Wins Lottery on Day He Retires

We all hope for a prosperous retirement, no one wants all that freedom that retiring brings with no cash to enjoy it. Ping Kuem Shum decided to retire on his birthday on 28th April, giving him two things to celebrate in one day but the things to celebrate grew as he won a lottery jackpot […]

Irish Lottery Regulator Bans Subscriptions

The lottery regulator in Ireland has prevented the Irish Lotto operator from allowing players to set up direct debit subscriptions to allow them to enter their numbers automatically for every draw. Subscription play is popular and common with other lottery draws around the world, including the UK Lotto, and allows players to ensure they never […]

Grandmother Almost Binned $10,000,000 Winning Ticket

A grandmother from Perth, Australia, almost missed out on a $10,000,000 lottery win after nearly throwing away the winning ticket with some old receipts. The unnamed player had purchased the ticket using her Lotterywest membership but had no idea she had won. Thankfully, the organisation got in touch with her before she tossed the tickets […]

Jealous sister shoots jackpot winning brother in head

Jealous sister shoots jackpot winning brother in head

Jeffery Dampier won $20 million in the Illinois Lottery in 1996. Jeffery had grown up poor and was very generous with his winnings, but in scenes later echoed by the infamous case of Abraham Shakespeare he until he was kidnapped and murdered by his sister-in-law, Victoria Jackson in 2005. After Jeffery won the lottery in 1996 he moved […]

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Londoners Sitting on Millions of Unclaimed Lottery Prizes

In recent months, unclaimed lottery prizes have fallen for the first time in many years, and this of course is great news for winners! No one wants to lose a winning lottery ticket and with many players now switching to online play, unclaimed prizes are finally becoming a thing of the past. However, right now […]

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Plumber Nets Big Lotto Win, Goes Straight Back to Work

Hardworking plumber John Doherty might have thought about hanging up his spanners and taking life a bit more easily when he won the lottery back in July, no one would have blamed him. But quitting work is not for him as he was seen out this week renewing his training to continue as a gasman. […]

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UK Heritage Sites to Receive Huge Lotto Payout

We always hear stories about people who have bought a lottery ticket and won a big prize, but it’s not the only way to get a big lottery payout, as British heritage sites have learned this week. The National Lottery heritage fund has announced that they are to pay out £48,000,000 to various projects in […]

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Lottery winner turns his love of Whiskey into a global business

When you think of some of the crazy things lottery winners have splashed out on with their booty, certain spoils spring immediately to mind from stories here at There was Paul and Thea Bristow, who spent some of their £15 million Lotto haul on buying up a 7-acre wood to save it from greedy […]

Mirlande Wilson

Memory loss of bare faced lie? What happened to Mirlande’s winning ticket…

Mirlande Wilson is one of the more fascinating lottery winners we have featured here at, after her claims of winning the big prize were brought into question when her ticket failed to show up. Wilson, 37, claimed that she was one of the lucky few US citizens to have become an instant multi-millionaire and bag […]

Mearle and Patricia Butler

Three amigos pocket an eyewatering $218m MegaMillions lottery win

We see some big old jackpots reported here at Euro Millions but Merle and Patricia Butler went down in lottery winning folklore when they won an astounding $218.6 million on the Mega Millions lottery in March, 2012. The sixty something couple from Red Bull, Illinois, shared the stunning jackpot prize of $656 million with an […]

Mary Wollens

Sweet dreams are made of…$16 Million lottery wins!

For most people, dreams consist of falling from tall buildings and waking up just before you hit the ground, scoring the winning goal in the World Cup Final, or going to a music festival run exclusively by the RAC where Elton John is wondering around accompanied by an entourage of girls pulling cars out of […]

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World’s luckiest man escapes death multiple times and then wins lotto

Sometimes there are stories that are so unbelievable, top Hollywood producers on the lookout for the next blockbuster inspiration take one look at those extraordinary true-life tales and say: “Actually, we think we’ll pass. It’s just too damned ridiculous.” One of those tales to make it onto surely destined for the movie exec’s rubbish […]

Sharing a $390 million win on the MegaMillions lottery

Eddie Nabors and married couple Elaine and Harold Messner have gone down as some of the most envied people on the planet after they struck lucky by sharing a staggering $390 million Mega Millions jackpot back in March, 2007. Nabors, from Georgia, was just a simple 52 year old man working as a truck driver […]

Adriana Almeida

Gold digger widow accused of murdering Brazilian lotto winner

One of the most fascinating lottery winner stories reported here on is that of Renne Senna who was murdered by two hooded men in a bar in the Brazilian capital city of Rio back in January 2007. Renne’s turbulent story began in July 2005 when he was announced as the solitary winner of the Brazilian national […]